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Do surgical care bundles reduce the risk of surgical site infections in patients undergoing colorectal surgery? A systematic review and cohort meta-analysis of 8,515 patients.
BACKGROUND Care bundles are a strategy that can be used to reduce the risk of surgical site infection (SSI), but individual studies of care bundles report conflicting outcomes. This study assessesExpand
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A benchmark too far: findings from a national survey of surgical site infection surveillance.
BACKGROUND The national surgical site infection (SSI) surveillance service in England collates and publishes SSI rates that are used for benchmarking and to identify the prevalence of SSIs. However,Expand
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Patient narratives of surgical site infection: implications for practice.
BACKGROUND Exploring patients' experiences has been used widely within healthcare to improve clinical service delivery. To date there has been minimal patient input of this kind into aspects ofExpand
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Patients’ experiences of surgical site infection
The qualitative experience of having a surgical site infection (SSI) is often overlooked. The aim of this study was to present a description of how SSIs affect the lives of patients and theirExpand
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‘This wound has spoilt everything’: emotional capital and the experience of surgical site infections
In this article we explore the experience of suffering from a surgical site infection, a common complication of surgery affecting around 5 per cent of surgical patients, via an interview study of 17Expand
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An exploration of the experience of using the TENA Pants product compared to usual continence products as perceived by carers of people with dementia in care homes
Incontinence is a common symptom experienced by many older people with dementia, with an increased prevalence noted in care home settings when compared to community dwellings. Incontinence may oftenExpand
Development of a tool to support managers in planning and evaluating staff training.
  • W. Padley, J. Long, +5 authors J. Brown
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 25 June 2019
AIM To explore decision-making and evaluation strategies used by healthcare managers in relation to staff training and education, and to develop a tool to support managers with these tasks. METHODExpand